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Teton County Emergency Management
Sunday August 7th, 2016 :: 01:24 p.m. MDT

Advisory

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 02:00PM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... SOUTHWESTERN TETON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WYOMING... NORTHWESTERN LINCOLN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL WYOMING...

* UNTIL 200 PM MDT

* AT 118 PM MDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ALPINE... MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR... HOBACK AROUND 155 PM MDT. HAIL...1.25IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: LINCOLN ... TETON

Instructions:

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL SEND YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RIVERTON. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE`S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. IF ON OR NEAR WATER...GET AWAY AND MOVE INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW! DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

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Address/Location
Teton County Emergency Management
3240 Adams Canyon Dr
Jackson, WY 83001

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 307-733-9572

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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